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Lutte contre la corruption en Afrique : la Banque africaine de développement et l’OCDE appellent à plus de vigilance dans le contexte actuel de crise…

La Banque africaine de développement et l’Organisation pour la coopération et le développement économique (OCDE) ont estimé, lors d’une table ronde virtuelle organisée mercredi 14 avril, que le contexte actuel lié à la pandémie de Covid-19 nécessitait une vigilance accrue dans la promotion de la conformité des entreprises et de lutte contre la corruption, en particulier en Afrique.  La rencontre intitulée « Conformité des entreprises en matière de lutte contre la corruption en Afrique : pratiques, défis et perspectives » a permis de dresser un état des lieux des efforts de lutte contre…

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Webinar on countering misinformation about the Covid-19 vaccine

What: Webinar Who: Civil Society and Community Engagement Division of the African Development Bank, Economic, Social & Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) of the African Union, and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) When: 15 April 2021, 10.30-12.00 GMT Where: Virtual The Civil Society and Community Engagement Division of the African Development Bank, in partnership with the AU- ECOSOCC and Africa CDC, will host a second webinar in the Covid-19 Awareness and Community Empowerment Series. The partners initiated this series in March 2020 to raise awareness among African citizens…

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Future of Africa’s jewellery market lies in socially conscious consumers, industry experts and designers tell Fashionomics Africa webinar

The future of Africa’s jewellery industry lies in ethically and responsibly made bling that appeals to socially conscious consumers, industry experts said during Fashionomics Africa’s latest webinar about the continent’s jewellery manufacturing potential. The webinar brought together experts in gold and gemstones and leading jewellery designers such as Boitshoko Kebakile, a Vogue-featured jeweller from Botswana, and certified gemmologist Amina Egwuatu, who has been featured in The Financial Times and industry publications for her extensive experience in the gemstone industry. “What is easiest to translate and tell our story to the…

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Understanding the Africa Regional Integration Index

What: Webinar on the Africa Regional Integration Index Who: The African Development Bank, African Union Commission, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa When: Thursday, 15 April 2021, 15.00-17.00 East Africa Time Where: Virtual The African Development Bank, the African Union Commission, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa will host a webinar to discuss the implications of the latest Africa Regional Integration Index for the East African Community, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, and the Southern African Development Community. Policymakers, analysts, government leaders, the…

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Madagascar et la Banque africaine de développement évaluent leur partenariat afin d’établir le nouveau Document de stratégie-pays pour 2022-2026

Le gouvernement de Madagascar et la Banque africaine de développement ont organisé, du 17 au 26 mars dernier en visioconférence, des consultations dans le cadre de la préparation de la note de diagnostic-pays, du rapport d’achèvement du Document de stratégie-pays 2017-2021 et du nouveau DSP pour la période 2022-2026. Les membres de la mission conduite par le directeur du bureau-pays de la Banque africaine de développement à Madagascar, Adam Amoumoun, ont échangé avec des représentants de la présidence de la République malgache, de la Primature, du ministère de l’Économie et…

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The impact of pan-African banks on financial development in sub-Saharan Africa

The Making Finance Work For Africa (MFW4A) initiative and the Development and Economic Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) at the think tank ODI are hosting a short series of webinars based on two recently published DEGRP synthesis reports on the banking and financial sectors in sub-Saharan Africa. Join us for the second webinar in this series entitled: The impact of pan-African banks on financial development in sub-Saharan Africa. In the latest session, authors Sherillyn Raga and Judith Tyson will present findings from this timely research, and answer questions from the audience. Across sub-Saharan Africa, there has been a…

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Africa Investments 

African Development Bank Group to hold virtual Annual Meetings from 23-25 June 2021

The African Development Bank Group will hold its 2021 Annual Meetings virtually, from 23-25 June, 2021. This will comprise statutory meetings of the Bank Group’s Boards of Governors, a High-level dialogue and knowledge events. During these meetings the Bank Group’s shareholders will assess progress in achieving the institution’s strategic goals and make statutory decisions. African Development Bank Group

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African Presidents and Global Leaders Back Bold Action on Climate Change Adaptation for Africa

On Tuesday, 6 April, the African Development Bank, the Global Center on Adaptation and the Africa Adaptation Initiative, brought together more than 30 heads of state and global leaders committed to prioritize actions that help African countries adapt to the impacts of climate change and “build forward better.” In a historic and united show of solidarity for a continent that contributes only 5% to global emissions, participants in this virtual “Leaders’ Dialogue” rallied behind the bold new Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program. Click the links below to hear the powerful speeches delivered by African…

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2021 African Circular Economy Alliance (ACEA) Annual Meeting

What: 2021 African Circular Economy Alliance (ACEA) Annual Meeting Who: African Circular Economy Alliance (ACEA), African Development Bank, World Economic Forum (WEF) When: 14-15 April Where: Virtual The 2021 African Circular Economy Alliance (ACEA) Annual Meeting comprises a series of events that will take place on the sidelines of the World Circular Economy Forum+Climate. The Annual Meeting will gather key stakeholders to explore the implications of the Alliance’s report “Five Big Bets for the Circular Economy in Africa”, which was conducted to identify prospects in the African market. Five opportunity areas,…

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Environnement : la Banque africaine de développement engagée à soutenir la mise en place en Afrique d’infrastructures résilientes aux chocs…

Engagée aux côtés de ses pays membres régionaux (PMR) dans leur lutte contre les effets négatifs du changement climatique, la Banque africaine de développement les exhorte à construire des infrastructures adaptées et résilientes aux chocs climatiques. L’Afrique a perdu des infrastructures de plusieurs milliards de dollars et des milliers de personnes ont péri à la suite du passage du cyclone Idai, qui a frappé en 2019 le Mozambique, le Zimbabwe et le Malawi, et de la tempête Kenneth, la même année, aux Comores et à Madagascar. Du Sénégal au Soudan,…

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